DPELC Speaker Series

DPELC-MSL Speaker Series

The DPELC-MSL Speaker Series brings a wide range of experts throughout the academic year for dynamic conversations on the latest legal issues in the entrepreneurial world. Past guests include notable figures like XS Tennis President & CEO Kamau Murray, Uptake General Counsel Andrew Polovin, PAWS Chicago Founder Paula Fasseas, among others. 

All events will begin at 12:00pm CT. Open to all students.

Spring 2022 Speakers

Donna Haddad, JD
Associate General Counsel, IBM
January 25

Jason Boehmig, JD
CEO, Ironclad, Inc.

Alex Su, JD
Head of Community Development, Ironclad, Inc.
March 15


Guillermo A. Ameer, D.Sc. MA
McCormick School of Engineering
April 5

Future of Innovation, Sustainability and the Law Speaker Series

2021 - 2022 Speakers

Johnny Ream, JD
Partner, Stray Dog Capital
November 9

Jimmy Prude
Founder and CEO, Jimmy’s Vegan
February 8


Deepti Kulkarni, JD
Partner, Sidley Austin
March 3